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Monday, December 05, 2005

Of Course You Know, This Means War!

The Official Declaration of the War on Christmas.

Let me add, by the way, that as a cheerful atheist I find the relentless monologic drumbeat of "Happy Holidays" -- an obvious variation, after all, on the phrase Happy Holy Days -- scarcely less objectionable and pernicious from the perspective of sensible secular democracy than other judeochrislamic genuflections fashionable among the rubes, loons, and thugs in this joylessly joyous season.


Robin Zebrowski said...

So should I not send you a Newtonmas card? :) It is the holiest of holy days, after all.

Dale Carrico said...

Either every day is equally holy or none of them is. Nevertheless, I accept cards, gifts, well-wishes, as well as invitations to throw back beers on any of the many days people variously celebrate throughout this prolonged season of hysterical shopping activity. You know me, any excuse for a party.